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Bandera

3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, CA 92625-2331
949 673 3524
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Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Steakhouse
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Reykjavik, Iceland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Visited tonight, was given a warm welcome despite not having a table. Having said that we were offered to the bar until a table was available. 6 mins. to be exact. Service was efficient, ( fast ) but that´s what why i got a table? Menu is simple, chicken rotisserie, and some more. Had the chicken with pork ribs and... More

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Aliso Viejo, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place has great food and great service. I had recently avoided it since they lost my husbands favorite item on the menu, but the restaurant is able to re-create it off menu (Lamb with Red Chile). The only additional complaint I might have is there is no fountain for soft drinks, everything's a bottle . But I prefer water... More

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SC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It's always a pleasure to join friends for dinner here. The smells from the outside invite you in. The food is reliably good as are the drinks. The service is typically excellent, except this time. We were told that a new server was being trained, only problem is that it was impossible to tell the difference between trainer and trainee,... More

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We always drove by and the fragrence of roasting chicken always assaulted us as we drove by. We finally went in. Cozy booths and friendly staff. Then the food! Dong miss the smoked salmon appetizer! THe Chick was flavorful and pleasing tothe eye. Enchilada/steak combo was mouthwatering with a real savory tast. A very enjoyable evening.

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ct
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

From the street, the smell of wood fire is so enticing - the food is just flat-out great - do not miss the cornbread - comfort food just perfect - be aware please - pricey and crowded at times - but we will be back - its worth it and we love to play-off the 7 to 10PM amateurs!

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food and service at Bandera was great. The atmosphere is appealing and you cannot go there without having the skillet corn bread!

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california
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Bandera is a restaurant that you can always count on for a great meal, good time and wonderful service. My husband and I dine at Bandera on a regular basis and we are never disappointed. The ambience is pleasant, energetic without being loud and if you want to eat at the bar it's a very friendly, fun atmosphere. The menu... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

Had a great meal at Bandera. Upon being seated, found out bandera is owned by rutherford grill in napa area ! Explains why they had corn bread n artichokes for starters. They r the best. Service was exceptional along with our entrees. Can't wait to go back.

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Ohio
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63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The ambiance is perfect here! Attentive service, wonderful food, low lights and great music make this a nice place for a date. We had rotisserie roasted chicken wit apricot glaze and the combo rotisserie chicken and BBQ ribs. Wonderful! The sautéed spinach itself was worth the trip.

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La Palma, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Corona del mar location only takes reservations for 5 or less now I understand, as they only have booths. I love booths but they are not large enough for our large party of 11. So the kids sat at one table and the adults at the other. Service was wonderful and professional. Steaks were had by most and the... More

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